Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


840

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in Coastal Plain

Look for it in tidal marshes, esp in hypersaline flats, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Lavender/Purple
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed corolla
5 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Utricle

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Limonium carolinianum   FAMILY Plumbaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Limonium carolinianum   FAMILY Plumbaginaceae

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 148-01-001&2:
Limonium carolinianum +   FAMILY Plumbaginaceae

GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas
Limonium nashii +

 

COMMON NAME:
Carolina Sea-lavender